Another Dire Stock Market Prediction: Whoopee!

McKinsey & Company is a big consulting firm—9,000 consultants and 2,000 researchers around the world—that companies hire when they need advice. I get research reports from McKinsey every once in a while, and they’re usually beautifully designed, well written and interesting in an kind...
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A Stock Picker’s Market

When I say that we are now in a stock-picker’s market, what I’m saying is that the only people who are making any money in stocks over the past six months are the people who are researching, buying and selling individual stocks.
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Milking the Chinese Market

In 2002, the Investment Company Institute, the industry group for mutual fund companies, found that just about half (52.7 million or 49.5%) of all U.S. households owned stock in some way. But just 21 million households (fewer than 20%) owned individual stocks outside 401(k)...
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Last Chance to Enter Our Essay Contest

Last chance to enter our essay contest: How I Lost Money in the Bear Market and What I Would do if I had Another Chance. Here are the rules: maximum 1,000 words; one entry per email address; send entries via email to essaycontest@cabot.net; winner...
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Announcing the Cabot Essay Contest

We recently received a very interesting proposal from a Cabot Wealth Advisory reader who suggested an essay contest with a subscription to a Cabot newsletter as the prize for the best entry. We have never done such a contest, but the reader had thought...
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The Battle To Save America’s Brains

Three months ago a reader wrote: "Timothy, I look forward to your writings everyday. You are definitely doing your part in the BATTLE TO SAVE AMERICA'S BRAINS!" I responded by saying I liked the phrase and might borrow it. But I've never found the...
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